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mounting plate for microwave radar water level sensor
Brass Slip Ring Block
Shakespeare Light Pole Hinged Base Plate
equipment mount
Aluminum Roller
aluminum plate

At Adesso, we take pride in everything we produce. Our niche in the industry is one-offs and short-run production. If you have questions or want to discuss your next project, give us a call, we would love to hear from you. 


Adesso is a full-service machine shop that offers conventional and CNC machining. Whether your need is for a single part or thousands of pieces, Adesso has the capabilities to cover your machining needs. We also offer repair services, welding, and fabrication. 

Aluminum Roller

Lathe Operations

CNC & Conventional

Lengths to 12 Feet

Swing to 28 Inches             Tolerances to +/-.0002"


  • Turning

  • Threading: Internal & External, Right & Left Hand, Acme, British Pipe, Metric, NPS, NPT, ORB, & Standard.

  • Boring

  • Counterboring

  • Facing

  • Grooving

  • Knurling

  • Phonographic Finishes


Prototypes, Single Parts, and Short  & Long Runs

Emergency/Rush Service Available

    Live Tooling
    14" & 16" Swing & 40" Between Centers
    Short & Long Run Production

     Collets w/ 13" swing & 48" between centers for small parts. 


     Summit w/ 16" swing & 40" between centers & DRO   

     Clausing Colchester w/ 18" swing & 80" between centers; DRO and constant surface footage capability.

       Summit 18" Gap Bed w/ 28" swing and lengths up to 12 feet.

       4 & 6 Jaw Chucks for all lathes.

Slip Ring Block for a ship hull cleaning machine

Mill Operations

CNC & Conventional

Precision Milling to 15" x 50"

Tolerances to .002"*

*Varies by job depending on size, shape, and application.


  • Milling

  • Drilling

  • Boring

  • Counterboring

  • Countersinking

  • Radius Cutting

  • Tapping    


Prototypes, Single Parts, and Short Runs

Emergency/Rush Service Available



       2 & 3 Axis Capabilities



       Bridgeports with DRO & Powerfeed

Tig Welding

Additional Services


MIG & TIG Welding. Materials welded: aluminum, steel, stainless, brass, and nickel alloys.

Emergency/Rush Service Available

Repair Work:

Shaft Straightening, Stubbing, Sleeving, Boring & Bushing, Removal of Broken Hardware (ability varies per job), Weld Repairs, & much more. Call us to discuss your specific repair. Emergency/Rush Service Available


Light Fabrication: We have built numerous stands, frames, and mounts from aluminum and stainless. We do personal projects too: rails for snowboarding and skateboarding, rod holders, rod & cooler racks, dog boxes and custom crates. Call us to discuss your project.






Aluminum:Bar, Rod, Plate, & Sheet; 5000 & 6000 series


Brass:Bar, Rod, Plate, Sheet, & Pipe; Alloy 360, Naval Brass Alloy 464, Alloy 230


Bronze:Rod & Tubular; Alloy 932 (SAE 660)


Copper:Bar, Rod, & Sheet; Alloy 110 & Alloy 145


Stainless Steel: Bar, Rod, Plate, Sheet, Tube, & Pipe; 303, 304, 316


Carbon Steel: Bar, Rod, Plate; A36, MIL-C-22698C AH36/DH36/ABS (hi-strength)


C.F. and Alloy Steel: Bar, Rod, Plate, & Sheet; 1018, 12L14, 4140


Tool Steel**: Bar & Rod; A2, D2, O1


Nickel Alloys**: Bar & Rod; 400 & K500


Plastics**: Bar, Rod, Plate, & Tube; Delrin (Acetal), 6/6 Nylon, MDS Nylon, PVC, Teflon & UHMW


Adesso has a vast network of metal suppliers. If we don't have the material you are looking for in stock we can usually get it within a week if it's readily available. We can also bring material in on a rush basis.


LARGE SELECTION OF DFARS COMPLIANT MATERIALS. Please let your salesperson know if you require DFARS compliant material.


*We usually have these materials in stock, but may run out temporarily from time to time. In stock sizes will vary by material and form. Please call or e-mail for availability.


**Limited selection in stock. If it isn't in stock we can usually get what you need in a day or two.



Request a Quote

For any requests for quote or questions please call 757-857-5544.

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Adesso Precision Machine Co.

3517 Argonne Ave

Norfolk, VA 23509

Phone: (757) 857-5544

Fax: (757) 857-1924




6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CLOSED Friday - Sunday



November 23rd & 24th

December 25th


To apply for a job with Adesso, please send your resume to

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